Ricky Gervais' "Derek," a new comedy-drama debuting Thursday on Britain's Channel 4, is already under fire from critics claiming the comic is mocking disabled people in the series, reports the BBC. Gervais stars as the titular Derek in the show, which focuses on a man working in a retirement community. To play Derek, the star has his hair combed forward and juts his lower jaw out; he also affects a comedic voice.
Last spring, the pilot episode for Ricky Gervais? somewhat controversial new comedy series, Derek, aired in the UK on Channel 4. Subsequently, the series was picked up to air in 2013 and now, Gervais himself has kindly tweeted out t... Read Post
Ricky Gervais’ U.K. show Derek will premiere on Netflix Sept. 12, EW has confirmed. The controversial comedy stars Gervais as Read Post